Posts Tagged “data communications bill”

The right to privacy: “in a country born on the will to be free, what could be more fundamental than this?”

by Stephen Tall on June 22, 2013

With news today of yet further alleged intrusion into private citizens’ communications — GCHQ taps fibre-optic cables for secret access to world’s communications (Guardian) — here’s how The West Wing anticipated the past week’s furore… (Available on YouTube here.) Sam Seaborn: It’s not just about abortion, it’s about the next 20 years. In the ’20s […]

Liberal Hero of the Week #37: Ingrid Loyau-Kennett. Our Liberal Villains are John Reid & Alex Carlile

by Stephen Tall on May 24, 2013

Liberal Hero of the Week (and occasional Villains) is chosen by Stephen Tall, Co-Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice, and Research Associate at CentreForum. The series showcases those who promote any of the four liberal tenets identified in The Orange Book — economic, personal, political and social liberalism — regardless of party affiliation and from beyond Westminster. If […]